Manticoils outside on moons in Lethal Company
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How to deal with Manticoils in Lethal Company

If only they would stop flying away.

Everything is trying to kill you in Lethal Company, even your employers. Check out how to deal with Manticoils in Lethal Company to find out how safe these birds are.

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How to survive the Manticoils in Lethal Company

Surviving the Manticoils in Lethal Company is a pretty easy endeavor, as they won't ever attack you. They are one of two monster types in this game that won't attack you on sight, or sound. In fact, if you approach the Mainticoils, they will most likely fly away in fear.

Manticoils prey on smaller creatures, and since we are much bigger than them, they avoid us. Maybe with a future game update, these birds will also become a danger to us. For now, we're safe.

Can you kill the Manticoils in Lethal Company?

In theory, you can kill the Manticoils in Lethal Company, but I have yet to figure out how to do it in practice. The only way to kill any monsters in Lethal Company is with melee weapons like shovels or stop signs.

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How to kill the Manticoils in Lethal Company

To kill the Manticoils in Lethal Company, I committed to a stealth approach to avoid startling them. I crouched my way over and stopped in range of the zap gun to stun them. However, it didn't seem to register them as a threat, which is true. I tried it several times just to make sure, but it didn't work.

After the zap gun failed, I reworked my plan and ordered stun grenades. Now appropriately equipped, I crouched back to the Manticoils and started throwing. Make sure you throw the grenades close enough to stun them but not too close to startle them. It's a fine line I had to thread on quite a few times.

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Once I finally managed to stun a Manticoil, I ran over to it with a shovel and started hitting it. However, nothing happened. The four-winged bird recovered from the stun and flew back into the air. In the developer's words, they can be killed, but I have yet to succeed. I will update you as soon as I find a way actually to get rid of one.

If you want to know how to survive in Lethal Company, read All Moons, Weather, & Status Effects in Lethal Company on Pro Game Guides.

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Hristina Matić
Hristina has been a full-time Staff Writer at Pro Game Guides since October 2023. She has a Master's degree in English Language, Literature and Culture from the University of Belgrade. She's used her love of English to write blogs, anime quizzes, books as well as work as a Content Editor before starting at PGG. She lives for the horror genre and you'll often find her playing Dead by Daylight, Lethal Company, and Phasmophobia. Hristina's comfort games are Outlast, Last of Us, and Until Dawn, which she has played or watched other people play more than 10 times each.

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